Miscellany, Slo-Man

Salman Khan

The SloMan fought off the PeevedPunjabi's strident requests to write about this stupid actor and his trial for killing someone while driving drunk. Instead, it was given to Unclejee to write about this. Read that post here: https://unclejee.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/salman-khan/ Do let Unclejee know what you think, especially if you're a Salman Khan fan.

Last Word, Writing

Bottledworder wants to know

Bottledworder, this is in response to your post. I've broken your questions into three different categories. At the outset, I should mention that I discovered you when you read and liked this post about my life in college. I have stayed with your ever since. So reader, who are you? Have you written a post introducing… Continue reading Bottledworder wants to know

Last Word, Slo-Man


Announcing my new blog. As days go by I will figure out how to cross-link the two. Stay tuned.

Last Word


Looks like poetry is playing second fiddle to personal reflections. Interesting that. Readership has increased, comments mostly restricted to a closed group on Facebook. And those comments, coming, as they do, from college friends and acquaintances, tend to be not very gushy, which is an understated way of saying they make sure I am kept… Continue reading So!

Last Word, Memoirs

Carving deep blue ripples in the tissues of your mind.

I recently had an interesting conversation with a good friend on Facebook about music in our lives. This and a short reunion with old school friends brought back memories of the entertainment options available to us growing up, as we did, on the cusp of the modernization of India. The very first mode of entertainment… Continue reading Carving deep blue ripples in the tissues of your mind.

Last Word, Music

The complete set of references

The Slo-Man apparently has been quite busy going on looonggg drives with the LLBF.  He finally had the time to hand over the complete list of references to his blog post "About the State of Affairs" The Carpenters – Rainy Days and Mondays Kris Kristofferson – Sunday Morning Coming Down The Who – Join Together The… Continue reading The complete set of references

Last Word, Music

More answers to the music quiz

http://slo-man.blogspot.com/2011/03/about-state-of-affairs.html 6. Bryan Adams – Summer of 69 7. Jimi Hendrix – The Wind cries Mary 8. Buddy Holly – Peggy Sue got Married 9. Little Richard – Long Tall Sally 10. Led Zeppelin – Stairway to Heaven 11. Steve Miller Band – Take the Money and Run 12. Kris Kristofferson – Bobby McGee 13. The… Continue reading More answers to the music quiz

Last Word, Music

The Slo-Man’s quiz

is at http://slo-man.blogspot.com/2011/03/about-state-of-affairs.html And he asked me to post the first 5 references. Carpenters – Rainy Days and Mondays Kris Kristofferson – Sunday Morning Coming Down The Who – Join Together The Beatles – Eight Days a week Ace of Base – All that She Wants Says he will provide the rest later. Weirdo.....